Town Hall Addresses Japanese Senior Care Following Closure of Sakura ICF

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In August 2021, over 80 residents, mostly Japanese American and Japanese women in their 80s and 90s, were evicted from the Pacifica Companies-owned Sakura Intermediate Care Facility (ICF), to make way for high-rental rate apartments and a parking lot. This was the only facility of its kind in the entire U.S. that was providing dedicated … Read more

AB 1400 Advances to Assembly Committee on Health!

AB 1400 will deliver superior healthcare coverage to Californians, providing cradle-to-grave coverage for ALL persons in CA, INCLUDING vision, dental, and hearing and LONG-TERM care! For Save Our Seniors Network, it is significant that AB 1400 will finance multilingual and culturally-appropriate healthcare and infrastructure investment in under-served communities.  With the loss of Sakura ICF, for … Read more

CA Legislator Ash Kalra Meets With Single-Payer Leaders in Canada, NYC, and DC on “CalCare Policy Tour” for AB 1400

Read about Assemblymember Ash Kalra’s Single-Payer Research Tour: HERE A few weeks ago in late October, California Assemblymember Ash Kalra embarked on what he dubbed a “CalCare Policy Tour” to Canada, New York, and Washington D.C. to gather information and build connections in support of his single-payer health care bill AB 1400, the California Guaranteed … Read more

Winning Healthcare Equality: A Conversation with Dr. Paul Song about AB 1400, the Cal Care Act

Watch the replay videos here:  https://bit.ly/WinningHealthEquality-SOSN **********************7PM Wednesday, November 17 via ZOOM Email your RSVP to saveourseniors@progressiveasians.org for the ZOOM link! Dr. Paul Song, noted oncologist and healthcare activist, will join SOSN via ZOOM at 7PM on November 17 to share his thoughts about what the upcoming CA healthcare reform bill AB 1400 will mean … Read more

Open Letter Rebuttal to Governor Newsom’s Veto of AB 279

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November 2, 2021 The Honorable Gavin Newsom, Governor of California: We, members of the statewide and national Save Our Seniors Network, are outraged at your October 7, 2021, veto of Assembly Bill 279. AB 279 was straightforward urgency legislation to protect seniors. It received an overwhelming, bipartisan 91 AYES to 10 NOES (95%) cumulative vote in … Read more

Support AB 1400 – The CalCare Act

California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare) – A bold, public-funded, “cradle-to-grave, head-to-toe” healthcare reform bill to replace the commercial, for-profit-only healthcare system and take control of healthcare away from companies like Pacifica Companies and political lobbyists like the California Association for Health Facilities (CAHF). Join Watch the replay videos from the AB 1400 … Read more